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ashen-venema's picture
Dec.16.2012
As white clouds sail above my garden today, and robins peck at morsels the fat turtle-doves dislodged from the feed-balls I hung into tree branches, I’m thinking of the hectic buying-frenzy in town, and what springs to mind is that it’s all about feeling loved. In that spirit...
barry-eva's picture
Sep.29.2012
The shops have already started to load their shelves with Christmas items, and Christina Cody has some books that would be great to add as Christmas gifts also as was shared during the show books that would fit into any junior school library. While growing up in Alabama, Christina spent many happy...
r-barri-flowers's picture
Nov.22.2011
MASS MURDER IN THE SKY: The Bombing of Flight 629 is a 7,063 word historical true crime piece from bestselling author R. Barri Flowers, about mass killer, Jack Gilbert Graham. It tells the shocking story of hatred, revenge, mass murder, terrorism, and a bizarre dynamite bomb Christmas gift that...
cynthia-s-becker's picture
Dec.15.2010
A miniature-adult figure dressed in shimmering white satin decorated with beads and lace stared back at me from the Sears and Roebuck catalog. Her veil seemed sheer as dragonfly wings. I was seven years old and that doll was my only request from Santa Claus, as I had repeatedly told my parents.  ...
barry-eva's picture
Dec.21.2009
Today's Christmas story is from 2008, the penultimate before I share my story from this year with there will be a narrated version has been added for those who like to listen rather than read. CHRISTMAS DREAM (2008) It had started like a distant rumble of thunder, which had grown into the roaring...
barry-eva's picture
Dec.04.2009
Today's Christmas Story is from 2003, a story with a slightly different twist. I was also asked if I could add the narrated version, so if you want to hear that just click the microphone at the end of the story. (will be added Friday) He hit the turn off button on the TV remote, then reached up and...
kristie-maguire's picture
Dec.02.2009
"Affairs of the Heart" by Kristie Leigh Maguire  If you are looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for your significant other for this holiday season, Affairs of the Heart by Kristie Leigh Maguire is the perfect gift. It is a great deal because it is actually 2 books combined under one...
barry-eva's picture
Nov.18.2009
Wondering what to get that "difficult" person in your life this holiday, I picked up a few ideas to help you with that special gift. This cheery confection is like a delicious-looking go-kart. Coast down the road in style at a top speed of 7 m.p.h. in a Cupcake Car that comes in...
dale-estey's picture
Dec.24.2008
And who can/should/dare argue with the LIBRARY JOURNAL?  Recommendation: The Trial by Franz Kafka for its timeless portrayal of the absurdity of the society we live in and all that prevents it from changing for the better. At a time when corporate America is ravaged by greed, panic, and a never-...